Deep Space Now

Every Wednesday, on Deep Space Now Hillary and Nic revisit an episode of the classic sci-fi show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Sometimes the discussion is silly, sometimes it's serious, but with Deep Space Nine, there's always something worth talking about.
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Jul 12, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic navigate the tension between two different pairs on Deep Space Nine. They carefully chart the romantic gravity between Bashir and Melora, the new wheelchair bound ensign. Then they steer around the death threats emanating from one of Quark's old friends coming to settle an old debt. Finally they crash land straight into a character's name that's impossible not to make fun of...a lot.


Deep Space Nine Episode covered: Melora 

Jul 5, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic take a break from discussing Deep Space Nine to discuss the potential repercussions of one of the Star Trek Mad Libs.

Jun 27, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic find themselves in the midst of some tricky issues when a Cardassian boy raised by Bajorans becomes the subject of a custody struggle. They untangle through the webs of O'Brien's fairly open racism, the delightful threads of Garak's charm, and the grim realities of the episode's ending. All this and more on this weeks Deep Space Now!


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode covered - Cardassians

Jun 21, 2018

Hillary and Nic take a break from Deep Space Nine this week to discuss Discovery, the first new Star Trek show in quite a while.

The first half of the conversation was recorded shortly after the first two episodes premiered, and the second half was recorded shortly after the season finale.

Jun 7, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic have to survive some rather invasive procedures along with the crew of the Deep Space Nine when intruders come on board. They scan the performances of the guests, probe the disturbing timeliness of the villains justification, and diagnose Quark's horrible whines of pains. All that and more on this week's Deep Space Now.


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Episode Covered - Invasive Procedures 

May 31, 2018

In this Runabout we welcome Veronica Garcia to the show to play a game where she provides strange facts and we do our best to transform them into a Star Trek episode pitch! In this case, a pitch that involves more digestion based drama and space dolphins than the typical Deep Space Nine episode.


You can purchase some of Veronica's art on her Redbubble shop

May 24, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic brave a bumbling evil Bajoran Steven Weber, embrace the thrill of a Dax/Kira adventure, and risk the dietary nightmare that is spider sandwiches as the crew of Deep Space Nine tries to stop a coup in it's tracks.


Deep Space Nine episode covered: The Siege

May 16, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic take a break from Deep Space Nine to look into the Black Mirror at the Star Trek inspired episode "USS Callister."

May 9, 2018

This week Hillary and Nic stumble upon a conspiracy within Bajor and watch as the crew struggles to deal with the absence of everyone's favorite Bajoran Major. In this episode we fall over ourselves trying to keep up with Kira's ever expanding unplanned farewell party, bump into the ethics of exposing someone to an unexpectedly steamy hallucinogenic vision, and crash into the question of whether merely being a part of a trilogy of this sort makes it more difficult for the episode to work on its own.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode covered - The Circle

May 3, 2018

Hillary and Nic take a break from Deep Space 9 for a week to talk about the Star Trek influenced TV show The Orville. Half of this episode was recorded after we watched the first episode and half after the first season ended.

Apr 25, 2018

Hillary and Nic return from their hiatus to investigate the whereabouts of a famous Bajoran freedom fighter with the crew. They reconnect with the crew, discuss using Bugs Bunny tactics in warfare, and thrill to the introduction of Skeletor Nixon. All this and more this week in Deep Space Now!


Star Trek:Deep Space Nine episode covered - The Homecoming